Spooktober 2022 Day 7: Monster

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Sirens blared as I stalked along outside the palisade of your fortified village. Mist wreathed my horns and the ground trembled beneath my many-toed feet. My two tails lashed at the noise. Your little monster warning. Telling everyone to get behind your toothpick walls.

To hide from me.

But my presence portended a much greater danger. One your pathetic human eyes could not detect. As the sharp shadows crept in, the last of your number pulled the gates closed.

Satisfied with my work, I settled before the gate, nostrils steaming. No one could leave.

And nothing else could get inside.

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